Canon PowerShot G1X vs Nikon D3200

Winner
Canon PowerShot G1X

62

Nikon D3200

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G1X

Really small
Size
Standard size (117×81×65 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3200

Overall image quality
Great image quality
81.0
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
400 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
24.1 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.2 EV

galleries

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competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$379 - $417

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$599 - $649

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon D3200 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$279 body only

$349 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$399 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly larger

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Canon PowerShot G1X
PowerShot G1X
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Nikon D3200
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